Christopher Orr: 30 Best Movies of 2014

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A Most Violent Year

Christopher Orr: 30 Best Movies of 2014 (as published by The Atlantic)

  1. A Most Violent Year – J.C. Chandor
  2. Selma – Ava DuVernay
  3. Birdman – Alejandro G. Iñárritu
  4. The Grand Budapest Hotel – Wes Anderson
  5. The Imitation Game – Morten Tyldum
  6. Boyhood – Richard Linklater
  7. Gone Girl – David Fincher
  8. Ida – Pawel Pawlikowski
  9. Locke – Steven Knight
  10. Noah – Darren Aronofsky
  11. Foxcatcher – Bennett Miller
  12. Interstellar – Christopher Nolan

Honorable Mentions (Alphabetically)

  • American Sniper – Clint Eastwood
  • Big Hero 6 – Don Hall and Christ Williams
  • Blue Ruin – Jeremy Saulnier
  • Calvary – John Michael McDonagh
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Anthony and Joe Russo
  • Edge of Tomorrow – Doug Liman
  • The Hunger Games: Monckinjay – Part 1 – Francis Lawrence
  • The Lego Movie – Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
  • A Most Wanted Man – Anton Corbijn
  • Nightcrawler – Dan Gilroy
  • Obvious Child – Gillian Robespierre
  • The Skeleton Twins – Craig Johnson
  • Snowpiercer – Bong Joon-ho
  • The Theory of Everything – James Marsh
  • Top Five – Chris Rock
  • Two Days, One Night – Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  • Under the Skin – Jonathan Glazer
  • Whiplash – Damien Chazelle